InformationWeek News Connects The Business Technology Community
IoT
IoT
Build the Right Team for Big Data Success
9 Industries Hiring IT Pros Now
Three Little Words For Payday: Big, Data, DevOps
Evernote Completes Migration To Google, Data Center Shutdown
How to Convince Reluctant Admins to Embrace Cloud
News & Commentary
New Cybersecurity Regulations Begin Today For NY Banks
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
News
New York's new security regulations for financial industry viewed as potential model for other states.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 3/1/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Best Practices For Lowering Ransomware Risk
Jeff Schilling, Chief Security Officer, Armor
Commentary
The first step is to avoid falling prey in the first place. That means teaching your entire organization - from IT staff to executive management - how not to be a victim.
By Jeff Schilling Chief Security Officer, Armor, 3/1/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Hacked Robots Present a New Insider Threat
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Robots and their control software are rife with critical and painfully obvious security flaws that make them easily hackable, new research shows.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3/1/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Deploying Containers to the Cloud: Many Options
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
At Interop ITX 2017, a container deployment expert will demonstrate how users can select an option for moving containers to the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/1/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Rapid Tech Change Challenges IT Leaders
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Agility is the name of the game for today's IT organizations, but keeping up with the rapid pace of change is difficult. We explain what's holding IT back.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 3/1/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
How I Pulled Myself Out of the Waterfall
Mark Thiele, Chief Strategy Officer for Apcera
Commentary
Mark Thiele hates waterfalls. Not the ones found in nature, of course, but the traditional, sequential method of software development known as the waterfall model, in which a project flows downhill from one group to another in slow, rigid stages.
By Mark Thiele Chief Strategy Officer for Apcera, 2/28/2017
Comment2 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Three Major Trends Shaping the Future of Machine Learning
Al Gharakhanian, Cogneefy
Commentary
Many new machine learning technologies, architectures, and algorithms being proposed, but here are three macro trends that will become game changers in ML.
By Al Gharakhanian Cogneefy, 2/28/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Build the Right Team for Big Data Success
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
You may have been successful with a center of excellence for your business intelligence or analytics practice. But big data success requires a different approach, a bus.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/28/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
How to Convince Reluctant Admins to Embrace Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
The anti-cloud grew is still out there. Here are some helpful tips to show them how the cloud has evolved and why it might be right for your organization.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/27/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
How to Avoid Big Data Mistakes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
If data is important to your company, then creating a data governance program is as essential to the business as an accounting program.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/27/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Cyber Insurance Uptake Hampered By Skewed Data, Poor Communication
Terry Sweeney, Contributing Editor
News
Only 29% of US businesses have cyber insurance; Deloitte outlines steps for insurance companies to improve risk models, communication, and policy sales.
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 2/25/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Workers Welcome AI But Remain Skeptical About Its Benefits
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Survey by Atlassian finds wide worker expectbations of working alongside AI software and discomfort with the prospect.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/24/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Three Little Words For Payday: Big, Data, DevOps
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
Recruiting firm Randstad's annual salary survey shows data pros are in the upper stratosphere, and DevOps experience is starting to justify a premium.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/24/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Catastrophe Hits Your Datacenter – But Users Don't Notice
Federico Lucifredi, Product Management Director of Ceph Storage, Red Hat
Many large, network-dependent organizations are deploying OpenStack together with Red Hat Ceph Storage because they are inherently high-available solutions.
By Federico Lucifredi Product Management Director of Ceph Storage, Red Hat, 2/23/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
What You Need To Know About OpenStack
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
OpenStack has evolved to a point where it is producing benefits for IT organizations and service providers, but also is surrounded by myths.
By Marc Wilczek , 2/23/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Evernote Completes Migration To Google, Data Center Shutdown
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The online user content capture system, Evernote, has moved 2.9 PBs of data into the Google Cloud and shut down its primary data center.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/23/2017
Comment3 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
End-Of-Life Software Alive And Well On US PCs
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
7.5% of users ran unpatched Windows operating systems in Q4 of 2016, up from 6.1 percent in Q3 of 2016, new study shows.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/23/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Top 10 Must Have Self-Service BI Governance Capabilities
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
Commentary
If self-service business intelligence initiatives are on your agenda, follow these 10 best practices for ensuring proper governance.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 2/23/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
6 Tips for Preventing Laptop Data Theft
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
News
Experts point to stronger passwords, full-disk encryption, and multi-factor authentication as ways to stop data theft in the event a laptop is lost or stolen.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 2/22/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Product Management Should Be At The Core Of Every Company
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
At the heart of product management is the ability to discover the customers' pain and then leading the way in solving that pain in the best way possible.
By John Shapiro, Intuit , 2/22/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
More Stories
News
How to Avoid Big Data Mistakes
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  2/27/2017
Commentary
Be Recognized For IT Excellence
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief,  1/12/2017
News
Workers Welcome AI But Remain Skeptical About Its Benefits
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud,  2/24/2017
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Partner Perspectives
What's This?
The Dynamics Of The Digital Workplace
As companies begin to fully embrace the digital workplace, they should focus on the employee experience the same way they would on the customer experience. Read >>
Partner Perspectives
What's This??
Catastrophe Hits Your Datacenter - But Users Don't Notice
Many large, network-dependent organizations are deploying OpenStack together with Red Hat Ceph Storage because they are inherently high-available solutions. Read >>
Partner Perspectives
What's This?
White Papers
Current Issue
2017 State of the Cloud Report
As the use of public cloud becomes a given, IT leaders must navigate the transition and advocate for management tools or architectures that allow them to realize the benefits they seek. Download this report to explore the issues and how to best leverage the cloud moving forward.
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
To learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
Video
Sponsored Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of November 6, 2016. We'll be talking with the InformationWeek.com editors and correspondents who brought you the top stories of the week to get the "story behind the story."
Flash Poll